Pilots at Air France have voted in favour of strike action over pay conditions, the head of the SNPL union said on Monday.
The vote approved the principle of a lengthy strike but no date was decided, said the SNPL chief Philippe E
Nigeria's two main labour unions have called for a general strike from Wednesday unless the government reverses a plan to increase petrol prices by up to 67 per cent, a joint statement said on Saturday.
Last week, the governme
A three-day strike by oil workers in Kuwait last month over pay reforms shows the government faces considerable opposition as it prepares to push through painful and controversial cuts to longstanding welfare benefits.
Airline passengers travelling through Germany are set for a day of disruption after public sector workers at airports started strikes in a bid to push for higher wages.
Lufthansa, Germany's largest carrier, said it was cancell
Kuwaiti oil and gas workers have ended a three-day strike that had temporarily cut the Opec member's crude production by nearly half, the trade union said in a statement posted on its Twitter account.
"In honour of his hi
Kuwait's crude oil production was 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) on average despite an open-ended strike by Kuwaiti oil workers, an oil spokesman told state news agency Kuna on Tuesday.
Thousands of Kuwaiti oil and gas work
Kuwait's current refinery production is between 510,000 and 520,000 barrels per day (bpd) on the second day of a strike by Kuwaiti oil workers, an official from state refiner Kuwait National Petroleum Co (KNPC) said on Monday.
Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) said on Sunday it had lowered crude output to 1.1 million barrels per day crude (bpd) under a plan to cope with a strike by oil workers, down from its normal production of about three million bpd.
In a pos
Kuwaiti oil workers will go ahead with a strike starting on Sunday, their union head said, rejecting an offer from the state oil company to suspend the implementation of public sector pay reforms.
A Kuwaiti labour union leader said on Wednesday plans for a strike by thousands of workers at state-owned oil, gas and petrochemical companies starting next week were in place, denying reports that negotiations were under way.